This is truly an amazing number, especially from reading the text below, the average daily is 100 million .. which is a lot in and of itself.
I sat in a session at SXSW last year, with the engineers of Facebook, Reddit, and some other companies talking about how they have designed and built out their infrastructure. It was fascinating. Facebook, as we have read before basically has designed there own file system for the photo storage called Haystack. Its pretty amazing all these numbers and what heights we have reached.
It doesn’t come as a huge surprise, but it’s still staggering to think about: over the New Year’s weekend, Facebook saw 750 million photo uploads from its users. That’s a lot of celebrating, and it sets a new Facebook record.
To give some context to that number, in July Facebook said that more than 100 million photos get uploaded every day (that average is higher now, obviously).Read more at techcrunch.com